One name that popped up certainly fits the criteria of experience and also a short term stay, and he’s unsigned after filing for free agency last November. Although Carlos Ruiz headed the Philadelphia Phillies into two pennants together with a World Series Championship, at thirty nine years old he would be viewed ancient for the rocky requirements of an every day catcher. This brings us back into the former Twins catcher with the French name, Matthew Lecroy. He has been off of this field for more than ten years and now is employed as a coach in the Minor!eagues, therefore he clearly is not going to function as replacement Castro. No, the following Minnesota catcher will not be Lecroy, however it ought to be Lucroy. That’s the last name of All-Star catcher Jonathan, who currently is calling games for the Athletics. With Oakland at the exact middle of a reconstruct and holding the rest of the teams in the American League West, the front office would probably be happy to deal Lucroy for a high ten prospect of the Twins. Since he is signed for just 2018, Minnesota would be leasing Lucroy for this particular season. Giving a prospect up for a rental player may possibly appear short sighted, that’s until you take into account the position of the Twins this year. Everyone in their division besides Cleveland is now in a rebuilding mode, giving Minnesota lots of likely successes and also a fantastic chance to repeat as one of the wildcards when they cannot over come the Indians.